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tan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and 39 And Baal-hanan the son of AchAnali,

bor died, and Hadar reigned in his 21 And Dishon, and Ezer, and stead; and the name of his city was Dishan; these are the dukes of the Pau; and his wife's name was MeheHorites, the children of Seir in the tabel, the daughter of Matred, the land of Edom.

daughter of Mezahab. 22 And the children of Lotan were 40 And these are the names of the Hori and Hemam; and Lotan's sister dukes that came of Esau, according was Timna.

to their families, after their places, 23 And the children of Shobal were by their names; duke Timnah, duke these; Alvan, and Manahath, and Alvan, duke Jetheth, Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.

41 Duke Aholibamah, duke Elah, 24 And these are the children of duke Pinon, Zibeon; both Ajah, and Anah; this 42 Duke Kenaz, duke Teman, duke was that Anab that found the mules Mibzar, in the wilderness, as he fed the asses 43 Duke Magdiel, duke Iram; these of Zibeon his father.

be the dukes of Edom, according to 25 And the children of Anah were their habitations in the land of their these; Dishon, and Aholibamah the possession; he is Esau the father of daughter of Anah.

the Edomites. 26 And these are the children of

CHAPTER XXXVII. Dishon; Hendan, and Eshban, and

Joseph hated of his brethrin--His two Ithran, and Cheran.

drcams- Is sold to the Ishmaeliles-He is 27 The children of Ezer are these ; solt to Potiphur. Bilhan, and Zaavan, and Akan.

ND Jacob dwelt in the land 28 The children of Dishan


wherein his father was a stranthese; Uz, and Aran.

ger, in the land of Canaan. 29 These are the dukes that came 2 And this is the history of the of the Horites: duke Lotan, duko generations of Jacob. Joseph, being Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah, seventeen years old, was feeding the

30 Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke flock with his brethren ; and the lad Dishan; these are the dukes that was with the sons of Bilbah, and with came of Hori, among their dukes in the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives; the land of Seir.

and Joseph brought unto his father 31 And these are the kings that their evil report. reigned in the land of Edom, before 3 Now Israel loved Joseph more there reigned any king over the chil than all his children, because he was dren of Israel.

the son of his old age; and he made 32 And Bela the son of Beor reigned him a coat of many colours. in Edom; and the name of his city 4 And when his brethren saw that was Dinhabah.

their father loved him more than all 33 And Bela died, and Jobab the his brethren, they hated him, and son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in could not speak peaceably unto his stead.

him. 34 And Jobah died, and Ilusham of 5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, the land of Tenani reigned in his and he told it his brethren; and they stead.

hated him yet the more. 35 And Husham died, and Hadad 6 And he said unto them, Hear, I the son of Bedad, who smote Midian pray you, this dream which I have in the field of Moab, reigned in his dreamed; stead; and the name of his city was 7 For, behold, we were binding Avith.

sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf 36 And Hadad died, and Samlah of ar e, and also stood upright; and, Masrekah reigned in his stead. behold, your shcaves stood round

37 And Samlah died, and Saul of about, and made obeisance to my Rehoboth by the river reigned in his sheaf. stead.

8 And his brethren said to hiin, 38 And Saul died, and Baal-hanan Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or the son of Achbor reigned in his stead. I shalt thou indeed have dominion over

him ;

eyes and

am I.

us? And they hated him yet the more no hand upon him; that he might for his dreams, and for his words. rid him out of their hands, to deliver 9 And he dreamed yet another him to his father again. dream, and told it his brethren, and 23 And it came to pass, when Josaid, Behold, I have dreamed a dream seph was come unto his brethren, that more; and behold, the sun and the they stripped Joseph out of his coat, moon and the eleven stars made obei- his coat of many colours that was on sance to me.

10 And he told it to his father, and 24 And they took him, and cast him to his brethren; and his father re- into a pit; and the pit was empty, buked him, and said unto him, What there was no water in it. is this dream that thou hast circamed? 25 And they sat down to eat bread; Sball I and thy mother and thy bre- and they lifted up

their tbred indeed come to bow down our- looked, and, behold, a company of selves to thee to the earth ?

Ishmaelites came from Gilead, with 11 And his brethren envied him; their camels bearing spicery and but his father observed the saying. balm and myrrh, going to carry it

12 And his brethren went to feed down to Egypt. their father's flock in Shechem.

26 And Judah said unto his bre13 And Israel said unto Joseph, thren, What profit is it if we slay Do not thy brethren feed the flock in our brother, and conceal his blood ? Shechem ? come, and I will send thee

27 Come, and let us sell him to the unto them. And he said to him, Here Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be

upon him; for he is our brother and 14 And he said to hiin, Go, I pray our flesh; and his brethren were thee, see whether it be well with thy content. brethren, and well with the flocks; 28 Then there passed by Midianand bring ine word again. So he ites merchantmen; and they drew Hot him out of the vale of Hebron, and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and he came to Shechem.

and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites 15 And a certain man found him, for twenty pieces of silver; and they and, behold, he was wandering in the brought Joseph into Egypt. feki; and the man asked him, say- 29 And Reuben returned unto the inz, Wbat seekest thou ?

pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in 16 And he said, I seek my brethren: the pit; and he rent his clothes. tell me, I pray thee, where they feed 30 And he returned unto his bretheir docks.

thren, and said, The child is not; 17 And the man said, They are de- and I, whither shall I go? parted bence; for I heard them say, 31 And they took Joseph's coat, and Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph killed a kid of the goats, and dipped went after his brethren and found the coat in the blood ; then in Dothan.

32 And they sent the coat of many 18 And when they saw him afar off, colours, and they brought it to their even before he came near unto them, father; and said, This bave we found; they conspired against him to slay know now whether it be thy son's coat him.

19 And they said one to another, 33 And he knew it, and said, It is Bebold, this dreamer cometh.

my son's coat; an evil beast hath 20 Come now therefore, and let us devoured him; Joseph is without slar him, and cast him into some pit, doubt rent in pieces. and we will say, Some evil beast hath 34 Ani Jacob rent his clothes, and desoured him; and we shall see what put sackcloth upon his loins, and will become of his dreams.

mourned for his son many days. 21 And Reuben heard it, and he 35 And all his sons and all his delivered hiin out of their hands; and daughters rose up to comfort him ; raid, Let us not kill him.

but he refused to be comforted ; ani 22 And Reuben said unto them, he said, For I will go down into the Ebed no blood, but cast him into this grave unto my son mourning. Thus pit that is in the wilderness, and lay his father wept for him.

or 10.


36 And the Midianites sold him into sat in an open place, which is by the Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of way to Timnath ; for she saw that Pharaoh's, and captain of the guard. Shelah was grown, and she was not CHAPTER XXXVIII.

given unto him to wife. Birth of Er, Onan, and Shelah-- Er mar

15 When Judah saw her, he thought rieth Tamar--She deceiveth Judah. her to be a harlot; because she had ND it came to pass at that time, covered her face.

that Judah went down from his 16 And he turued unto her by the brethren, and turned into a certain way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let Adullamite, whose name was Hirah. me come and lie with thee; (for he

2 And Judah saw there a daughter knew not that she was his daughterof a certain Canaanite, whose name in-law ;) and she said, What wilt was Shuah; and he took her, and lay thou give me, that thou mayest come with her.

and lie with me? 3 And she conceived, and bare a 17 And he said, I will send thee & son; and he called his name Er. kid from the flock. And she said,

4 And she conceived again, and Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou bare a son ; and she called his name send it? Onan.

18 And he said, What pledge shall 5 And she yet again conceived, and I give thee? And she said, Thy sigbare a son: and called his name She- net, and thy bracelets, and thy staff lah; and he was at Chezib, when she that is in thine hand. And he gave bare him.

it her, and came and slept with her, 6 And Judah took a wife for Er his and she conceived by him. first-born, whose name was Tamar. 19 And she arose, and went away,

7 And Er, Judah's first-born, was and laid by her veil from her, and wicked in the sight of the Lord; and put on the garments of her widowthe Lord slow him.

hood. 8 And Judab said unto Onan, Go 20 And Judah sent the kid by the and marry thy brother's wife, and band of his friend the Adullamite, to raise up seed unto thy brother. receive his pledge from the woman's

9 And Onan knew that the seed | band; but he found her not. should not be bis: and it came to 21 Then he asked the men of that pass, when he married his brother's place, saying, Where is the harlot, wife, that he would not lie with her, that was openly by the wayside? lest he should raise up seed unto his And they said, There was no harlot brother.

in this place. 10 And the thing which he did dig. 22 And he returned to Judah, and pleased the Lord; wherefore he slew said, I cannot find her; and also the him also.

men of the place said, that there was 11 Then said Judah to Tamar his no harlot in this place. daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at 23 And Judah said, Let her take it thy father's house, till Shelah my son to her, lest we be shamed; behold, I be grown; for he said, Lest perad- sent this kid, and thou hast not found venture he die also, as his brethren her. did. And Tamar went and dwelt in 24 And it came to pass about three her father's house.

months after, that it was told Judah, 12 And in process of time the saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law daughter of Shuah Judah's wife hath played the harlot; and also, died; and Judah was comforted, and behold, she is with child by whorewent up unto his sheep-shearers to dom. And Judah said, Bring her Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the forth, and let her be burnt. Adullamite.

25 When she was brought forth, 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, she sent to her father-in-law, saying, Behold, thy father-in-law goeth up By the man, whose these are, am I to Timnath to shear his sheep. with child; and she said, Discern, I

14 And she put her widow's gar- pray thee, whose are these, the sig. ments off from her, and covered her net, and bracelets, and staff. with a veil, and wrapped herself, and 26 And Judah acknowledged them,

and said, She hath been more right- | eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie eous than I; because that I gave her

with me. not to Shelah my son. And he knew 8 But he refused, and said unto his her again no more.

master's wife, Behold, my master 27 And it came to pass in the time knoweth not what is with me in the of her travail, that, behold, twins house, and he bath committed all were in her womb.

that he hath to my hand; 28 And it came to pass, when she 9 There is none greater in this travailed, that the one put out his house than I; neither bath he kept band; and the inidwife took and back anything from me but thee, bebound upon his hand a scarlet thread cause thou art his wife; how then saying, This came out first.

can I do this great wickedness, and 29 And it came to pass, as he drew sin against God? back his hand, that, behold, his bro- 10 And it came to pass, as she spake ther came out; and she said, How to Joseph day by day, that he hearkhast thou broken forth? this breach ened not unto her, to lie by her, or be upon thee; therefore his name was to be with her. called Pharez.

11 And it came to pass about this 30 And afterward came out his time, that Joseph went into the house brother, that had the scarlet thread to do his business; and there was upon his hand; and his name was none of the men of the house there called Zarah.


12 And she caught him by his garCHAPTER XXXIX. Joseph adranced in Potiphar's house-He is ment, saying, Lie with me; and he cast in prisim.

left his garment in her hand, and flod, Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer 13 And it came to pass, when she of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an saw that he had left his garment in Egyptian, bought him of the hands her hand, and was fled forth, of the Ishmaelites, which had brought 14 That she called unto the men him down thither.

of her house, and spake unto them, 2 And the Lord was with Joseph, saying, See, he hath brought in a Heand he was a prosperous man; and brew unto us to mock us; he came he was in the house of his master the in unto me to lie with me, and I Ezyptian.

cried with a loud voice; 3 Apd his master saw that the Lord 15 And it came to pass, when he was with him, and that the Lord heard that I lifted up my voice and made all that he did to prosper in his cried, that he left his garment with hand.

me, and fled, and got him out. 4 And Joseph found grace in his 16 And she laid up his garment by sight, and he served him; and he her, until his lord came home. made him overseer over his house, 17 And she spake unto him ao. and all that he had he put into his cording to these words, saying, The banu.

Hebrew servant, which thou hast 5 And it came to pass from the time brought unto us, came in unto me to that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, 18 And it came to pass, as I lifted that the Lord blessed the Egyptian's up my voice and cried, that he left bouze for Joseph's sake; and the his garment with me, and fled out. blessing of the Lord was upon all 19 And it came to pass, when his that he had in the house, and in the master heard the worus of his wife, feld.

which she spake unto him, saying, 6 And he left all that he had in Jo- | After this manner did thy servant to sepb's band; and he know not aught me; that his wrath was kindled. be bad, save the bread which he did 20 And Joseph's master took him, eal And Joseph was a goodly per- and put him into the prison, a place 800, and well favoured.

wherethe king's prisoners were bound; 7 And it came to pass after these and he was there in the prison. things, that his master's wife cast her 21 But the Lord was with Joseph,

mock me;

and showed bim mercy, and gave 11 And Pharaoh's cup was in my him favour in the sight of the keoper hand; and I took the grapes, and of the prison.

pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, 22 And the keeper of the prison and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's committed to Joseph's hand all the band. prisoners that were in the prison ; 12 And Joseph said unto him, This and whatsoever they did there, he is the interpretation of it; The three was the overseer of it.

branches are three days; 23 The keeper of the prison looked 13 Yet within three days shall Phanot to anything that was under his raoh lift up thine head, and restore hand; because the Lord was with thee unto thy place; and thou shalt him, and that which he did, the Lord deliver Pharaoh's cup into his band, made it to prosper.

after the former manner when thou

wast his butler. CHAPTER XL.

14 But think on me when it shall be The butler and baker of Pharaoh Joseph interpreteth their dreams.

well with thee, and show kindness, I things, that the butler of the tion of me , bring king of Egypt and his baker had of- me out of this house; fended their lord the king of Egypt.

15 For indeed I was stolen away 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against out of the land of the Ilebrews; and two of his officers, against the chief here also have I done nothing that of the butlers, and against the chief they should put me into the dungeon. of the bakers.

16 When the chief baker saw that 3 And he put them in ward in the the interpretation was good, he said house of the captain of the guard, unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, into the prison, the place where Jo- and, behold, I had three white basseph was bound.

kets on my head; 4 And the captain of the guard

17 And in the uppermost basket charged Joseph with them, and he there was of all manner of bakemeats served them; and they continued a

for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat season in ward.

them out of the basket upon my 5 And they dreamed a dream both head. of them, each man bis dream in one 18 And Joseph answered and said, night, each man according to the in- This is the interpretation thereof; terpretation of his dream, the butler The three baskets are three days; and the baker of the king of Egypt,

19 Yet within three days shall Pha. which were bound in the prison.

raoh list up thy head froni off thee, 6 And Joseph came in unto them in and shall hang thee on a tree; and the morning, and looked upon them, the birds shall eat thy flesh from off and, behold, they were sad.

tbee. 7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers 20 And it came to pass the third that were with him in the ward of day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, his lord's house, saying, Wherefore that he made a feast unto all his serlook ye so sadly to-day?

vants; and he lifted up the head of 8 And they said unto him, We have the chief butler and of the chief dreamed a dream, and there is no in- baker among his servants. terpreter of it. And Joseph said unto 21 And he restored the chief butler thern, Do not interpretations belong unto his butlership again; and he to God? Tell me them, I pray you.

gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand; 9 And the chief butler told his 22 But he hanged the chief baker; dream to Joseph, and said to him, as Joseph bad interpreted to them. In my dream, behold, a vine was be

23 Yet did not the chief butler refore me;

member Joseph, but forgat him. 10 And in the vine were


CHAPTER XLI. branches; and it was as though it

Pharaoh's twn drrams-Joseph giroth Pha budded, and her blossoms shot forth; rach counsel -- Manasech und Ephraim. and the clusters thereof brought forth ND it came to pass at the end of ripe grapes ;

two full years, that Pharaoh


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